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Real Talk With Gary - Real Estate Investing

168 EpisodesProduced by Gary Hibbert Real Estate InvestorWebsite

Gary Hibbert is a Full Time Real Estate Investor, Licenced Real Estate Agent, achieving various Realtor awards and an Educator. In 2008, he purchased his first investment property and through hard work and dedication, left the regiment of the corporate world to become a Full Time Entrepreneur in 201… read more


#147: Michael Hopkins: On A Path To Breaking Up With His 9-5 Job

#147: Michael Hopkins: On A Path To Breaking Up With His 9-5 Job

On this episode Gary chats with Michael Hopkins, the owner of ELMM Properties. He’s working on his second property at the moment, and has been dealing with floods and asbestos removal, not what any investor wants deal with, but he’s powering through it chasing the perfect BRRRR. Gary and co-host Quinton Cordick chat with Michael about how he got into Real Estate investing and why he chose it; his fears before he started; why he loves his day job but is transitioning into being a full time investor, even with the challenges of his second property, and why anyone can do this too!


  • HIs journey to real estate investing while holding a full time job
  • Why he LOVES what he does, but doesn’t like going into an office for 9-5
  • How his mindset has shifted and overcame his fears
  • Who coaching accelerated his learning and effectiveness
  • The perfect BRRRR
  • How and why you should educated yourself on real estate
  • Why he didn’t know anything about credit or what a HELOC was
  • Why he journals EVERY SINGLE DAY
  • Why he does JVs and off market deals
  • The CRAZY rents he is getting
  • The power of OPM - Other People’s Money
  • Why you need to get creative with financing  and why you don't need your own money
  • How to work out EVERY SINGLE DAY
  • And MORE!

Michael’s Bio

Real Estate Investor.  Helping others achieve wealth through strategic real estate purchases.

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This episode proudly sponsored by Brian Daley @ AGHI Home Inspections.

Whether buying or selling a property, AGHI recognizes that the process can be stressful. It is critical that any decision you make be one that is based on knowing all of the facts. Purchasers, vendors, insurance companies and lending institutions have come to recognize the professionally trained residential home inspector as a credible source of key information vital to making these decisions, and AGHI has been doing it for over 15 years!

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